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Myanmar coup opponents defy bans and water cannons to extend protests

Myanmar coup opponents defy bans and water cannons to extend protests

Myanmar protesters opposed to last week's military coup defied road blocks and bans on large gatherings to extend the biggest demonstrations in more than a decade on Tuesday ...

UN Security Council demands Myanmar coup leaders free Suu Kyi as US weighs sanctions

UN Security Council demands Myanmar coup leaders free Suu Kyi as US weighs sanctions

The United Nations Security Council called for the release of Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and others detained by the military as diplomatic and financial pressure grew on the generals who seized power this week ...

Detained Kyrgyzstan ex-president accused of coup plot

Detained Kyrgyzstan ex-president accused of coup plot

Kyrgyzstan's ex-president Almazbek Atambayev was plotting to overthrow the government before he was detained in raids on his compound, the country's security services said Tuesday.

US Senator plans to investigate "coup attempt" on Trump

US Senator plans to investigate "coup attempt" on Trump

Republican Senator and chairman of the US Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey Graham has vowed to investigate whether Justice Department officials and the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

Thai king signs decree approving first election since coup

Thai king signs decree approving first election since coup

Thailand's king has issued a royal decree endorsing the first general election since a 2014 coup, with a date for the long-delayed poll expected later Wednesday.

May warns against Brexit plan coup attempt, says next week 'critical'

May warns against Brexit plan coup attempt, says next week 'critical'

British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned members of her Conservative party against a revolt over her proposed Brexit deal, saying that a change of leadership will not aid negotiations with Brussels.

Fiji sets date for second post-coup election

Fiji sets date for second post-coup election

Fiji will go to the polls on November 14, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama announced Sunday, for what will be only the second general election since his bloodless coup in 2006.

Erdogan to pay state visit to Germany next month

Erdogan to pay state visit to Germany next month

The two fellow members of the Nato military alliance have differed over Turkey's crackdown on suspected opponents of Erdogan after a failed coup in 2016 and over its detention of German citizens.

Turkish court sentences 72 defendants to life in coup bridge trial

Turkish court sentences 72 defendants to life in coup bridge trial

A Turkish court sentenced 72 defendants to life in prison on Thursday for their role in killing 34 people after seizing control of a suspension bridge in Istanbul two years ago during an attempted coup, state media said.

Maldives president says judges plotted to overthrow him

Maldives president says judges plotted to overthrow him

The president of the Maldives on Tuesday accused judges of plotting to overthrow him, hours after he declared a state of emergency and ordered the arrest of the chief justice.

Turkey dismisses more than 2,700 in latest post-coup purges

Turkey dismisses more than 2,700 in latest post-coup purges

The Turkish government on Sunday ordered the sacking of more than 2,700 people working in public institutions over alleged links to ‘terror’ groups, in the latest round of purges since last year's failed coup.

Istanbul changes street names 'to remove Gulen links'

Istanbul changes street names 'to remove Gulen links'

Turkey's largest city Istanbul has resolved to change the names of almost 200 streets in a mass renaming campaign, largely to remove any association with the alleged mastermind ...